Save the Date 4 November 2022: Celebration of the book presentation “50 Years World Heritage Convention” and international hybrid conference on the 50th anniversary of the convention.

On the basis of the think tanks held in March 2021 and the conference held in June 2021, 61 authors from 28 countries were selected to contribute to the book. The book will be available worldwide and free of charge in open access from the beginning of November 2022. It will be presented at a festive event on 4 November 2022. The event is organized as conference with presentations by key representatives of the World Heritage Convention. Information on registration will be provided shortly.
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50 Years World Heritage Convention: Successful think tanks and virtual conference on 21-22 June 2021

With more than 100 international experts and guests, the IHS discussed conflicts and resolution strategies around UNESCO World Heritage in 6 think tanks. The wide range of presentations showed the multidimensionality of conflicts and innovative approaches to solutions worldwide. On 21 and 22 June 2021, the discussions will be continued and deepened at the virtual conference. The conference will be dedicated to the topics of “Responsibility”, “Reconciliation” and “Sustainability”.
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New Project: “50 Years World Heritage Convention: Shared Responsibility – Conflict & Reconciliation”

On 16 November 2022, the World Heritage Convention celebrates its 50th anniversary. We will recognize the success, reflect critically the problems and look forward through think tanks, a conference and a publication during 2021 and 2022. More information and possibilities to contribute can be found on our website.
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IHS cooperates with the Association of Critical Heritage Studies (ACHS) at its fifth conference from 26 to 30 August 2020

Represented by Anca Claudia Prodan, the IHS attended, in August 2020, the fifth conference of the Association of Critical Heritage Studies (ACHS), which is considered the largest international network of scholars and researchers in the field of Heritage Studies. The conference was organised under the broad theme “Futures” and, due to the Corona pandemic, it took place virtually; nevertheless, it was attended by 1,000 participants and 700 presentations were shared. As a member of the scientific committee, Anca Claudia Prodan was involved in reviewing the presentation proposals and moderating two panels on “Digital Conservation and Ethical Management”.
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